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The Bull Market Report
The Bull Market Report Digs Into Recent Energy Sector Sell-Off
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bull Market Report (http://www.bullmarket.com), a long-term growth and income-generating focused online investment newsletter, announced today that it has provided subscribers with a look at various energy companies including Sasol (NYSE:SSL), James River Coal (Nasdaq:JRCC), Air Products and Chemicals (NYSE:APD), and Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), among others. In-depth reports on each company can also be found in the Bull Market Archives.
Turnaround Partners, Inc.
CSI Business Finance, Inc. Receives New Ticker Symbol: CSIB
HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CSI Business Finance, Inc. announced today that it received a new ticker symbol (OTCBB:CSIB). Tim Connolly, Chairman and CEO of CSIBF stated, "Our new ticker symbol accurately describes CSI Business Finance and our mission to fund equipment leasing, lending and factoring to help small businesses throughout the U.S. grow to their full potential."
Dow Jones Indexes
STOXX Ltd. to License Dow Jones EURO STOXX to BNP Paribas as Basis of Exchange-Traded Fund
ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- STOXX Limited, the leading European index provider, today announced that it has licensed its Dow Jones EURO STOXX index to BNP Paribas as the underlying index for an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Dow Jones EURO STOXX index is the first broad Euro zone index that has been licensed as underlying for an ETF in France. The ETF that will be part of the EasyETF range managed by BNP Paribas and AXA Investment Managers will be launched on October 14, 2005 on Euronext.
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HCC Estimates Rita Loss and Comments on Earnings Outlook
HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today that the Company estimates a gross loss of $70 million from Hurricane Rita arising primarily from onshore and offshore energy, property, marine and other specialty lines of business. This loss is estimated to be $20 million net of reinsurance including reinsurance reinstatement costs, $13 million after tax, and will reduce third quarter earnings of the Company by approximately $0.12 per diluted share.
Walt Disney Internet Group
For Families, Halloween Second Only to Christmas
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 10, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- When it comes to holidays, Halloween is a family favorite ranking second only to Christmas in a recent online survey. FamilyFun.com, the premier online family resource for creative solutions, polled its users on Halloween popularity and preferences, finding that many families begin planning for the spook-fest months in advance and prefer homemade costumes.